or


[10/12/11 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Leads Television's Comedy Surge
CBS spins its comedy numbers for the season to date.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS Ratings Extra...

CBS LEADS TELEVISION'S COMEDY SURGE

CBS Has More Comedies in the Top 10 Among Viewers and Adults 18-49 Than Any Other Network

CBS's Monday Comedy Block is the Most Watched On Any Night Since 2003

Through three weeks of the new season, CBS has four of the top five and six of the top 10 comedies in viewers, and five of the top 10 in adults 18-49, according to Nielsen's most current ratings through Oct. 9, 2011.

Among viewers, CBS's four comedies in the top five are the most by any network since 2003. Among adults 18-49, CBS's five comedies in the top 10 are the most by any network after three weeks since 1999.

TWO AND A HALF MEN is the first comedy to rank number one among all programs after three weeks since 2001 in viewers and since 2003 in adults 18-49.

CBS's Monday comedy block (HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, 2 BROKE GIRLS, TWO AND A HALF MEN and MIKE & MOLLY) is television's highest rated two-hour comedy block in adults 18-49 and the most watched on any network after three weeks since 2003. (Since NBC's Must See Thursday).

Compared to the same period last year, CBS's Monday comedy block is up +46% in adults 18-49, +45% in adults 25-54 and +39% in viewers.

Top 10 Comedies in Viewers

1. TWO AND A HALF MEN 23.69m
2. Modern Family 15.24m
3. THE BIG BANG THEORY 15.20m
4. 2 BROKE GIRLS 14.83m
5. MIKE & MOLLY 13.53m
6. HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER 11.12m
7. New Girl 10.32m
8. The Middle 10.04m
9. Suburgatory 9.46m
10. HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN 8.23m

Top 10 Comedies in Adults 18-49

1. TWO AND A HALF MEN 8.7/20
2. Modern Family 6.6/17
3. 2 BROKE GIRLS 5.7/14
4. THE BIG BANG THEORY 5.2/16
5. New Girl 5.0/13
6. HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER 4.9/14
7. MIKE & MOLLY 4.6/10
8. Family Guy 4.3/10
9. Office 4.0/10
10. Simpsons 3.7/09





  [october 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· 2 BROKE GIRLS (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN (CBS)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MIKE & MOLLY (CBS)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· NEW GIRL (FOX)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· SUBURGATORY (ABC)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Win for NBC
The show's latest installment leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
Night 2 "Bachelor in Paradise" 2-Night Event Holds Steady from Night 1 In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/26/14 - 02:07 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" Roars to #1 Spot in Cable & #2 Spot in All of TV Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 18-24.

[08/26/14 - 10:54 AM]
NBC's "Emmy" Telecast Delivers the Event's Second-Biggest Overall Audience In Eight Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Emmys Put NBC on Top
Early results see nearly 14 million viewers tune into the 66th annual event.

[08/26/14 - 08:35 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" Holds Steady Week to Week Opposite "Emmys" on NBC, While Posting Gains in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 07:49 AM]
"The 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Posts NBC's Highest-Rated Monday in Metered-Market Households, Excluding Olympics, In Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/25/14 - 12:30 PM]
New Era of "Doctor Who" Begins with Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever on BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 09:42 AM]
Last Night's "Big Brother" Is the Biggest Brother of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/25/14 - 09:02 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Keeps NBC on Top
"Big Brother 16" on CBS however is the night's biggest draw among adults 18-49.

[08/25/14 - 08:34 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Last Night's Cincinnati Bengals-Arizona Cardinals Preseason Game Finishes the Night #1 in the 56 Local Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/25/14 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Rising Star" Finale is Up for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/24/14 - 08:34 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Edges NFL Preseason for Top Spot
ABC leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49 over CBS.